full blast


Definition of full blast

: at full capacity : with great intensity

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Examples of full blast in a Sentence

the unsuspecting parents arrived home to find the stereo going full blast and the kitchen a mess
Recent Examples on the Web Turn on the cold water full blast when rinsing off your deep conditioner. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 May 2022 In Beverlywood, the sprinklers at one house on Hillsboro Avenue were running at full blast, sending water streaming down the sidewalks and into the street, even though Wednesdays are now, technically, non-watering days. Jaimie Ding, Los Angeles Times, 1 June 2022 Turn your faucet to full blast and flush skin for several minutes, and don’t clean it with anything other than mild soap. Aliese Willard Muhonen, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2022 Colombian actress Maria Clara Ospina plays Carmela in an open, engaging manner, with every emotion dialed up to full blast, which suits the ages of both the character and the audience. Emily Mcclanathan, Chicago Tribune, 24 Apr. 2022 The imperative of the streaming boom is to turn the content spigot to full blast, but that makes content seem forgettable and cheap. New York Times, 22 Dec. 2021 My bedroom bulbs are set to gradually start brightening from 8:00 AM to full blast by 8:30 AM. Hunter Fenollol, Popular Mechanics, 15 Oct. 2021 In a prior test, our car consumed about 26 percent more energy traveling at 70 mph with the heat on full blast and all five seat heaters on than with the climate control switched off. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, 28 Apr. 2022 In gyms where the AC is on full blast, or for outdoor workouts on cooler days, this long-sleeve t-shirt will have your back. Halie Lesavage, Harper's BAZAAR, 20 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of full blast

1909, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jun 2022

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“Full blast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20blast. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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